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Chinook Nation greets Lewis and Clark expedition

The Chinook Nation greeted the Lewis and Clark expedition this week in a reenactment of their first meeting 200 years ago.

The Chinooks helped the expedition through the rough winter of 1805. But their place in history was somewhat been lost to their lack of federal recognition.

"We hope to get our place back in history, as we deserve," Chinook vice chairman Ray Gardner said, The Seattle Times reported.

Get the Story:
Tribe again greets buckskin visitors as Lewis and Clark trail ends at coast (The Seattle Times 11/18)
Indians raise issues at commemoration (The Longview Daily News 11/16)

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